Odisha orders action against coaching centres for misleading ads

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to stop parents and students from getting misled, the Odisha government has ordered action against coaching centres for using photos of fake students in newspaper advertisements to attract parents for admissions in their institutes.

In a letter written to the Director General of Police, School & Mass Education department secretary and Twin City Police Commissioner among others, the Special Secretary of Home Department, Santosh Bala, has directed to take appropriate action against such coaching centres.

The Home department has also sought a detailed report on the steps taken in this regard by the concerned officials.